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Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor. Almost Perfect Prestigious Brand Fine China at Huge Discount

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

Eating in restaurants in Singapore and Malaysia, I occasionally come across crockery and tableware by Claytan. I am sure many of you have too. I have a good impression of Claytan products and associate it with fine china. Thanks to buddy Lim JP, I came to Claytan Ceramics Factory Store in Ayer Hitam, Johor for the first time.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

Claytan Fine China (Tableware) is at 57th Mile, Jalan Johor, Ayer Hitam. It is not far from downtown Ayer Hitam. From its humble beginnings over a century ago making floor tiles and cups for rubber trees (to collect latex), Claytan is today the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) for many prestigious fine china brands from around the world. They also have a wide range of fine house brand products from tableware, crockery to sanitary china.


Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

The easiest way to get here is by Waze navigation app. Claytan is about 80+ km from downtown Johor Bahru.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

My first time at Claytan, what really fascinated me was this large makeshift, zinc roofed shed on the right side of the fine china sales centre.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

This is Claytan Ceramics Factory's reject store. Defective crockery and tableware are sold here at huge discounts.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

Browsing the huge selection of factory rejects I spotted these beautiful plates.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

They were made for Spode ® Woodland © Horse Standardbred series. Spode ® is a premier brand of pottery and homeware founded in England in 1770.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

If you can accept blemished tableware, you can get a Spode ® plate for RM6.90.

Truth be told, for most of the reject pieces, my untrained eye couldn't spot the blemish even with a full minute of close inspection. As a world class, trusted OEM, Claytan have very stringent standards of quality control - only perfect pieces are delivered to their clients. For me, I am quite happy to get a 95% - 98% perfect piece of fine china at 80% - 90% discount 😄

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

Reject blue china for RM3.50 a piece.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

I am always attracted to rustic, homely themes for crockery and tableware.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

Reject Churchill plates for RM13.90 a piece. Churchill China established in 1795 is another top name in fine china from England.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

I really love these plates with charming designs.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

These reject Excelsa brand plates at RM4.80 a piece.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

More stashes of fine china at Claytan's reject store.

Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

Stock available changes almost daily depending on Claytan's OEM contracts. Sometimes, one may be lucky and other times you may not find anything to your taste.



Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

Claytan Fine China (Tableware) as seen from the main road. The reject store is the blue roof shed on the right hand side.

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Claytan Ceramics Factory Store @ Ayer Hitam Johor.

AddressBatu 57, Jalan Johor, Kampung Sri Desa, 81900 Ayer Hitam, Johor
GPS1°54'37.2"N 103°11'40.7"E 🌐 1.910345, 103.194639
Tel07-758 1201 / 019-773 3006 / 019-762 7216
Hours: 10:30am - 6:00pm (Tues off)



Date visited: 5 Aug 2019

1 comment:

  1. Yay!! Kalau come here, comfirm the eyes will spinning hahahahaha..
    I also like go here! Just buy a plate yang cantik untuk props ...hehehehe

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